Ford Motor Co (F): Today's Featured Automotive Winner

The automotive industry closed the day up 4.9%. Spartan Motors ( SPAR), Stoneridge Inc ( SRI), Commercial Vehicle Group Inc ( CVGI), and Accuride ( ACW) were all winners today within the automotive industry with Ford Motor ( F) being today's featured automotive winner. Ford Motor rose 68 cents (7.2%) to $10.05 on average volume. Throughout the day, 96.6 million shares of Ford Motor exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 69.9 million shares.

Ford Motor Company primarily develops, manufactures, distributes, and services vehicles and parts worldwide. It operates in two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The Automotive sector offers vehicles primarily under the Ford and Lincoln brand names. Ford Motor has a market cap of $36.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.5, below the average automotive industry P/E ratio of 5.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 44.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Ford as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the negative front, China Zenix Auto International Ltd ADR ( ZX), SORL Auto Parts Inc ( SORL), Kandi Technologies Corporation ( KNDI), and Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide ( QTWW) were all losers within the automotive industry with Tesla Motors Inc ( TSLA) being today's automotive industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the automotive industry could consider Consumer Discretionary Sel Sec SPDR ( XLY) while those bearish on the automotive industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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